“Slow and steady wins the race”, concluded Aesop. A lesson served by dueling metaphors, and a would-be Conservative election platform, written some 2500 years ago. Perhaps this story could be aptly renamed “The Elephant and the Donkey”. See link below.
Much to my annoyance, I was listening to “The Tortoise and the Hare” (Elmo’s version) for about the 98th time the other day. My two-year-old son likes it, so I do what I can to make sure he’s not lapsing into one of his famous temper tantrums – so, shoot me.